Lace-up your shoes and make tracks to the Minnesota Zoo.  This wild run will start at the Shady Oaks Pavilion and weave into the Zoo and out around the Northern Trail.  Bring the whole family for a brisk morning run and then slow down the pace and enjoy a day at the Zoo.  Proceeds from the run will help support the Zoo’s conservation programs.

Online Registration closed, Race Day Registration available

8:00 a.m. start at Shady Oaks Picnic Pavilion


5K Pre-registration: $25
5K Race Day registration: $40
Kids’ Pre-registration: $15
Kids; Run Race Day registration: $35

Includes Zoo admission and T-shirt.

Friday, August 22 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Packet Pickup/t-shirt only at Shady Oaks Picnic Pavilion
Saturday, August 23 from 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup/t-shirt only at Shady Oaks Picnic Pavilion

Kids’ ½ mile Registration
Saturday, August 23 from 7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Course Description: approximately half of the 5K course will run through the zoo. Race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic Pavilion.

Ipods, strollers and cameras are allowed on the course.

Funds raised from the 5K Run support the Zoo’s conservation efforts.

Learn more about the Tiger Conservation Campaign.


General Mills

Program Details

  • Date: 08/23/2014
  • Time: 8:00 AM
Advanced Tickets Required

Event Details:

Advanced Tickets Required

Date: 08/23/2014
Time: 8:00 am-11:00 am